Full Review

Desvia

Desvia
2019 Eco, Tempranillo, Vino de Castilla

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Tempranillo

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 13%
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$18.99

Desvia
2019 Eco, Tempranillo, Vino de Castilla

Pair this wine with:
Beef Vegetables

Category: Tempranillo

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 13%
Ruby black color. Aromas and flavors of raspberry jam, blackberry candle, and raisins with a satiny, crisp, dryish medium body and a smooth, medium-length finish displaying elements of hints of chocolate, red apple, hazelnut, and baking spices with moderate oak flavor. A jammy, crowd-pleasing red.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth & Oaky
Aroma Aroma: raspberry jam, blackberry candle, and raisins
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with elements of hints of chocolate, red apple, hazelnut, and baking spices
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Pot Roast, Steak & Potatoes, Beef Stew
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A jammy, crowd-pleasing red.

The Producer

Traveling Vineyard

The Producer
127 High Street
Ipswich, MA 01938
USA
1 707-234-4747

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Tempranillo

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
Tempranillo is the principal grape of Rioja, Spain's most famous red wine. The variety has beautiful red cherry, blackberry and mulberry fruit with medium-weight tannins, good acidity and complexity. it is generally aged in older oak barrels in Rioja to soften the wine.

Tempranillo is also grown in other regions of Spain, such as Ribera del Duero and La Mancha. It also produces important wines in Portugal and Argentina and is planted in countries such as Mexico, the United States and Australia.

While there are some lighter versions made for early consumption, a typical Tempranillo ages very well, anywhere from five to seven for a medium-bodied version to twenty to thirty years for a Gran Riserva Rioja. They pair well with most red meats and spicy dishes, from empanadas to game birds.